Brenda's Blog Archives

Who are You on Facebook these Days?

When I first launched Social Media is Simple many of my early students are very accomplished Social Media users today.  Many may remember me OVER emphasizing the fact that how you are logged in meant a lot to Facebook and, depending on how you were logged in, the Page would react differently.   Read more...


Test driving Instagram – Business or personal?

Instagram_Icon 300 x 300Instagram has sort of snuck up on me.  Even Social Media consultants can not master or even properly manage every social network out there.  We are, however, beholding to at least keep abreast of new developments and new networks to see if anything new is appropriate, applicable, or helpful to their clients. Read more...


Andy and Brenda – Social Recruiting

Brenda and Andy

This is a Social Media and Recruitment Story with some interesting learning points for Social Media users and Recruiters everywhere.

Above is myself and Andy Headworth of Worthing, England.  We are standing with one of the many fabulous cedar sculptures (done with a chainsaw) that adorn Grouse Mountain in Vancouver, B.C.   Read more...


The philosophy of Likes on Facebook

I had the pleasure of training four different businesses this week on Updated Facebook.  Most had some exposure, one group had a great deal of exposure and all still ask the same question as I was being asked when I launched Social Media is Simple four years ago.   Read more...


A Blog about Blogging

Blog text on typewriterI am often asked about Blogs and Blogging.  What does it really mean, Brenda?  Is it effective, Brenda?  Does it help to develop my brand or – better yet – can it increase my sales?  In the next paragraphs, I hope to describe in real terms what a blog is, explain why you should definitely have one, and why.   Read more...